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Jill Duggar Dillard and Husband Derick Reveal Stillbirth of Baby No. 4, a Girl: She 'Was Much Loved'

The couple, who share three sons, was expecting their fourth baby in August

<p>Jill Duggar/Instagram</p> Jill Duggar Dillard and Derick Dillard announce miscarriage of their baby daughter.

Jill Duggar/Instagram

Jill Duggar Dillard and Derick Dillard announce miscarriage of their baby daughter.

Jill Duggar Dillard is dealing with a pregnancy loss.

The reality star, 32, revealed the sad news in a joint post shared on Instagram with husband Derick Dillard on April 13.

"It is with heavy hearts that we announce the stillbirth of our beautiful baby girl, Isla Marie Dillard," the couple began. "Jill was 4 months pregnant (due in August) when we found out that our baby died in utero."

"From the moment we found out we were pregnant, we couldn’t wait to meet our baby," they continued. "Isla was much loved from the start, and her 3 big brothers were so excited to introduce her to their world."

The couple added, "We appreciate your prayers as we continue to grieve and heal from the loss of our little Isla Marie. 😭🩷."

<p>Jill Duggar/Instagram</p>

Jill Duggar/Instagram

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Alongside their caption, Jill and Derick, who married in a TV wedding on 19 Kids and Counting in 2014, shared a photograph of themselves comforting each other.

The couple is parents to three children — sons Israel David, 9, Samuel Scott, 6, and Frederick “Freddy” Michael, 21 months.

In the comments section, Jill and Derick were met with comforting messages from fans, friends and various family members.

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Dillard Family Official/Youtube Jill Duggar Dillard (Left) and Derick Dillard (Right).
Dillard Family Official/Youtube Jill Duggar Dillard (Left) and Derick Dillard (Right).

"Isla Marie such a beautiful name and meaning. Praying continuously.. God has a plan through all the heartbreak," wrote cousin Amy Duggar King. "You’ve been on my mind and in our prayers and will continue to be. 💕 We love y’all so much."

“Love you so much, sis. Continuing to uphold you all in prayer. Sweet little Isla will be missed,” Jill's sister Jinger Duggar Vuolo added.

"We love you all. We are continuing to pray. Isla Marie is so loved. Forever our first girl,” said Derick's mother Deena said in another comment.

Related: Jill Duggar's Husband Derick Celebrates 10-Year Dating Anniversary with Sweet Tribute: 'So Thankful for You'

Back in November 2023, Jill and Derick marked 10 years of dating with a sweet post on Instagram.

“10 years ago today I started dating my best friend, @jillmdillard while I was working in Nepal,” Derick wrote in the caption of the post. “I’m so glad she came to visit and we got to make Thanksgiving dinner together! God was thinking of me when he made you!”

He went on to express his gratitude for the life they’ve built together, writing that he was “looking forward to many more decades together, enjoying life with you 😘.”

On her Instagram Stories, Jill shared her husband’s post and added, “Aww. LYSM babe!”

The pair first announced their courtship in March 2014. They were then married several months later.

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